Are you advancing?

Lynn Preble, Partnership Chair Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

“If you are not advancing, you are retreating.” A quote from Four-Star General Oliver P. Smith. Teaching is not unlike war, in an abstract sense.  There are many daily battles that are won, and there are many that are lost.  Some of those battles are in the classroom, and some are outside of it.  But it is a war worth …

Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

For the purpose of this award, an adapted physical educator is defined as an individual who has major responsibility for teaching adapted physical education with early childhood age, elementary, or secondary levels or any combination of the above for a specific school system and is a member of Arizona Health and Physical Education Possesses a valid teaching certificate in adapted …

Future Professional Award

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Individuals nominated must be current members. Using the criteria given by individual nominating, rubrics will be used to determine each year’s recipient. This award would be given to any current Future Professional enrolled in 15 credit hours as an undergraduate or 12 credits as a graduate student at the time of their nomination. The nominee should display the following traits. …

Rookie of the Year

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, State Convention

The purpose of the Rookie Award is to publicly recognize an outstanding new practitioner who has made valuable contributions in their position. If you know of a Rookie Health and Physical Education Teacher that has proven exceptional skills, please consider nominating them. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done …

Dance Education Teacher of the Year

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

The purpose of the Dance Teacher of the Year Award is to publicly recognize a member who has made valuable contributions in the area of Dance. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. To be considered for this award, nominees must meet the …

Health Education Teacher of the Year

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Teaching Health Education at any age is challenging. If you know of a Health Educator that has risen to the challenge and has made a positive difference, then please submit their name. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. The purpose of the …

Administrator of the Year Award

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Administrator’s that fully support quality Health and Physical Education programs can sometimes be hard to find. If you are fortunate enough to work with an administrator that goes above and beyond for our profession, please nominate them for this award. The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and …

Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Awards Committee Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Does everyone know Kyle Bragg? Kyle is a very good Elementary Physical Education Teacher in Scottsdale. After being recognized as the Arizona Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year, he went on to become the Western District and National Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year! If you know of another very good Elementary Physical Education Teacher in Arizona, please …

Innovative Teacher Award

Awards Committee Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Awards, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Do you know of a Health and Physical Education teacher that can put together activities and games with any and all types of equipment? The process is easy!  Once you nominate someone, you will be contacted on what needs to be done next and how we will help. This award is given to any current Health, Physical  Education, or Dance …